THE shifting sands of the Sahara have long been crossed by trade and smuggling routes. Traffickers send people and drugs north over the desert. But they have a problem: what to put in the empty trucks going back?
[Shabelle] Police have offered a Sh10million bounty on the heads of five wanted terror suspects.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Mauritania was the last country in the world to abolish slavery in 1981, and has one of the highest rates of slavery in the world
[The Herald] The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) said on Friday it will now accept 99-year leases that were given to resettled farmers by Government as collateral for bank loans.
[allAfrica] After significant strides across sub-Saharan Africa over the past quarter-century, there is now a deterioration in the macroeconomic health of many countries, warns Abebe Aemro Selassie, director of the African Department of the International Monetary Fund.
[News24Wire] Cape Town’s Granger Bay, Hout Bay and Dido Bay may soon be home to three proposed new desalination plants that the city intends commissioning to make extra drinking water for its residents and visitors, according to tender documents issued this week.
[Namibian] JULIUS Indongo and his team arrived to Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon for his historic super lightweight unification bout against Terence Crawford.
[News24Wire] The awarding of a tender to Moneymine Enterprises to commence with phase one of the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s homestead in Nkandla was not fair “because it did not allow any company to bid or supply a quotation”, Christian Ledwaba, chief forensic investigator at the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) testified on Wednesday.
[Monitor] A fistfight on Saturday broke out among some of the mourners at burial of the fallen former Democratic Party leader and businessman John Ssebana Kizito’s in Luweero District.
[Nyasa Times] With the aim of bringing pools of resources and creative ideas to save a great deal of time and money, The Vow Wedding Directory also known as The Vow, a wedding based online directory has been introduced in the country.